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Have you ever tried chitlins?

I don't think I could give over the mental hurdle. I mean, I've even eaten cow tongue, but chitlins just sound so gross to me.

(In case you don't know, chitlins is the slang term for chitterlings, a dish made with pig intestines.)

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Asked by caitxrawks at 11:38 AM on Aug. 23, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • Why yes I have as a matter of fact. Let me tell ya the smell alone will cause one to head for the hills(I'll give ya that) but if you can get over the smell then you've got a pretty tasty meal. We usually eat our over white rice and add hot sauce to taste. YUM-O

    Answer by Ladybugkisses76 at 11:41 AM on Aug. 23, 2009

  • Oh, I forgot to mention it's one of those things you don't eat all the time but every once and a while they along with other foods at a big Sunday meal they'll hit the spot.

    Answer by Ladybugkisses76 at 11:43 AM on Aug. 23, 2009

  • My mom used to make them every Thanksgiving and Christmas. I could not get over the smell of them when raw....and cooked, they don't smell much better. I did taste them however...the taste was as bad as I imagined. I just don't like organ meats.

    Answer by benjamink at 11:51 AM on Aug. 23, 2009

  • Blech, no!! It's just one of those things i've never ever been tempted to eat. I have a hard time eating fried gizzards too, but I love them in some gravy for thanksgiving though.

    Answer by srhmldndo at 12:03 PM on Aug. 23, 2009

  • I can bet they smell like those nasty ass chicken gizzards from KFC. My mom insisted on ordering them one time when we went to visit my grandparents. I had to hold the box on my lap the entire way over there, I thought I was going to puke blechhh.

    Answer by caitxrawks at 12:08 PM on Aug. 23, 2009

  • caitxrawks- No, they don't smell like gizzards at at. They smell like raw sewage. No joke. I'm gagging just thinking about it!

    Answer by benjamink at 12:13 PM on Aug. 23, 2009

  • nope. pig intestines is a step too far for me.

    Answer by jcsmummy at 12:31 PM on Aug. 23, 2009

  • Thanks...I'm a sort of backslidden/ borderline Vegan..I think I'm gonna hurl. Do people really eat that sh*t~?!

    Answer by chocolatluver at 12:31 PM on Aug. 23, 2009

  • No....chitlins and haggis are two foods that I will never touch just from their

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 12:35 PM on Aug. 23, 2009

  • I'll try anything with ranch dressing on it

    Answer by beyondhopes at 12:39 PM on Aug. 23, 2009

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